Crime Reports Jan. 15 – 21


With temperatures dipping below 30 degrees the morning of Jan. 16, a University Park resident found himself left out in the cold when his running, unlocked, and unoccupied 2017 gray Toyota 4Runner  – two North Face jackets and several pieces of athletic gear – were stolen outside of his home in the 4200 block of Southwestern Boulevard. 


19 Friday

From a Panda stress ball to an Oster wine bottle openers, around $1,000 in merchandise stolen in January from Highland Park front porches was recovered and returned to several homeowners Thursday and Friday. HP officials say they are working to get all property returned to its rightful owners.

20 Saturday

Stolen before 8 a.m.: a pair of brown rimmed prescription glasses, valued at $100, from an unlocked 2017 white Mercedes C30 parked overnight in the 4400 block of Rheims Place.

A homeowner reported to police around 11:20 a.m. that a Patek Philippe men’s perpetual calendar watch, valued at $85,000, and a bottle of LOUIS XIII cognac, valued at $3,000, were stolen from their house in the 4300 block of Arcady Avenue sometime during various open houses in both November and December. The homeowner didn’t notice the items missing until they were packing.


15 Monday

An Apple laptop computer, valued at $1,000, and a Kenwood stereo, valued at $300, was stolen between 7:20 and 8:10 a.m. from a 2009 gray GMC Yukon parked outside of Highland Park High School.

Stolen before 11:15 a.m.: A 2015 white Audi Q5, valued at $50,000, parked outside of a residence in the 4300 block of Amherst Street.

17 Wednesday

Stolen around 9 a.m.: a wallet, including $300 in cash, from a 2015 white Lexus Gx460 parked outside of University Park United Methodist Church.

20 Saturday

A woman’s wallet was stolen from her purse while it was strung over the back of a chair around 12:30 p.m. at the La Madeleine in Park Cities Village.

21 Sunday

Four fur coats, collectively valued at $20,500, were stolen around 12:20 a.m. from a home in the 3400 block of Potomac Avenue.

A 25-year-old Rowlett man was arrested for public intoxication and outstanding warrants after being pulled over around 5:11 a.m. in the 2800 block of University Boulevard.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist and former Managing Editor of Park Cities People. She currently serves as a Senior Editor with D Magazine's D CEO publication. You can reach her by email at Bianca.Montes@Dmagazine or follow her on Instagram @Bianca_TBD. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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